gives a basic background for the study of Catholic theology for students who are new to the field. Beyond presenting the historical facts and key concepts of theology, this book offers students insight into the relevance and meaning of Catholic Christianity and how it can make a positive difference in their lives. Establishing the identity and meaning of Jesus as the perfect revelation of God, Why Believe?
examines the nature of theology, God, faith, Scripture, the Church, spirituality, morality, and values. Drawing upon her twenty years of teaching at the college level, Flynn connects theological themes to the questions, hopes, and interests that students bring to the classroom.